I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace. In the world you have tribulation and distress, but be courageous [be confident, be undaunted, be filled with joy]; I have overcome the world.” [My conquest is accomplished, My victory abiding.] – John 16:33, Amplified Bible If you have a garden –…
Hopelessness forgets the essential truth that even though the circumstances - and other people - appear irredeemable, we ourselves can always choose to be people of light and promise.
A person’s wisdom brightens the expression; it changes the hardness of someone’s face
Life is difficult; God is good
being a Christian doesn't give us a free pass but instead means that we get to participate in God's initiatives of grace, and healing, and mercy, and restoration,
Life remains a study in contradictions. Life is good, it is difficult, it is hard, it is rewarding, it is challenging, it is inspiring, it is defeating, it is wonderful, it is frustrating, it is satisfying... it is all of these things and often at the same time.
Now we too, brothers and sisters, like Isaac, are children of promise. – Galatians 4:2 So yesterday afternoon – in a quick update for those who are wondering – I was able to check my mum out from the hospital, and bring her back home next door. It was a long, grueling, often frustrating few days, full…